Sunday, July 12, 2020

What Can Africa’s COVID-19 Response Teach the Rest of the World?

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Late Monday night, on February 24, an Italian citizen flew into the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. The next day, the 44-year-old man...

Number of dead from Ebola outbreak ‘passes 1,500’

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As of Sunday, 1,506 people had died in the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, AFP news agency quotes the health...

Plot By South African Apartheid Paramilitary Unit to Infect Black People with AIDS Exposed

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An ex-member of a paramilitary unit from South Africa claimed that the unit, through its eccentric leader Keith Maxwell, plotted to wipe off the...

Good News: New HIV Drug Kills 99 per cent of Virus During First Human...

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A new HIV drug created by Israeli researchers has passed its first human clinical trial. At end of the trial, it was discovered that the...

Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu hospitalised

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South African Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu has been admitted to hospital for a series of tests, his office has said. The 86-year-old...

United Nations: More than 50% of Zimbabwean Sex workers living with HIV

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THE prevalence of HIV is increasing among Africa’s sex workers with half of sex workers in Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, South Africa and Zimbabwe are...

UNAids: HIV rates rising in 50 countries

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A new global report says HIV infections are rising in about 50 countries. The report, launched by UNAids, says half of the people who are...

Kenya advises against use of HIV drug over birth defect concerns

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Kenya's Health Ministry has advised against the use of a new HIV drug among women after studies in Botswana linked it to serious birth...

WHO: Emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak

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The World Health Organization has called an emergency meeting to discuss the risk of Ebola spreading internationally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This...

WHO ships first batch of Ebola vaccine to DR Congo

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The World Health Organization has sent the first 4,000 doses of an Ebola vaccine to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Officials hope the vaccine,...